The dry needling method is an innovative therapeutic massageThe dry needling method – innovative therapeutic massage
When physical pain forces you to stop and close your eyes for a minute or does not allow you to fully devote yourself to work or rest, then this is a sign that you need to urgently seek help from specialists. Since ancient times, to relieve muscle pain, people have used the healing effect of massages. To quickly achieve pain-relieving and regenerative, or restorative, effects, professional massage therapists and physiotherapists often use the dry needling method in their practice. It sounds a little creepy, because of the word "needle"... But is the wolf as scary as it is portrayed? Let's find out in this article.
The method is based on Western evidence-based medicine and clinical research in physiology, anatomy and neuroanatomy. During the procedure, no medicinal drugs are used, and the effect on the body occurs only with the help of special needles.
To begin with, we will consider which problems the dry needling method will primarily can help with:
- Pain in the joints;
- Back pain;
- Pain in hips and knees;
- Sports injuries;
- Several neurological problems, in particular, sciatic neuralgia (before consulting a massage therapist or physical therapist, it is mandatory to consult a traditional doctor);
- Muscle spasms, etc.
The methodic shows excellent results both in solving the issue of pain relief (in acute and chronic pain) and spasms and muscle relaxation. But it should be noted that mostly the effect depends on the skill and experience of the specialist. Choose it carefully, read reviews or clarify all the details directly with a specialist.
How is the procedure?
After a palpation examination and identification of sensitive areas and trigger points, the specialist inserts a special ultra-thin needle into the muscles or superficial tissues. At the same time, muscles and tendons, receptors, and trigger points are stimulated. In response to the procedure, local microcirculation improves and pain is relieved.
Feedback and the answer to the question "does it hurt"?
According to customer reviews, which can also be found on the Internet, the effect of the dry needling method will not make you wait a long time. Many people wrote that traditional doctors could not help them, but this method helped. As for the painful sensations, they are there, but in different parts of the body, the pain when the needle is inserted is felt differently. The main thing that those who have undergone the procedure report is that the pain during the manipulation is not such that they refuse it in the future, or go to the procedure with trembling knees. Many people write that they return to dry needling year after year.
Living without pain is completely natural. The dry needling method can help you live a full, pain-free and happy life, the main thing is to find a competent professional specialist in your field.
Rehabilitator, massage therapist, chiropractor, acupuncture specialist
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